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Cerner chief operating officer resigns

April 22, 2011 1:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cerner Corp., which provides electronic medical record systems and revenue management software for doctors and medical centers, said Friday that Mike Valentine will resign as chief operating officer effective May 13.Cerner did not cite a reason. Valentine joined Cerner in 1998 and became COO in...

Invacare's chief compliance officer resigns

April 22, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Invacare Corp., which makes wheelchairs, crutches and motorized scooters, said Friday its chief compliance officer, Colleen Craven, resigned for personal reasons.The company said Doug Newlin, senior vice president of global engineering, will assume leadership of the company's regulatory...

On-Chip Respiration Impedance Measurement

April 22, 2011 12:14 pm | by Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

TI’s ADS1298R devices have simplified implementation of respiration detection in portable electrocardiogram (ECG) equipment by more than 40 discrete components.


Dry Film Lubricants

April 22, 2011 12:08 pm | by MicroCare Medical | Product Releases | Comments

MicroCare Medical's Duraglide family offers a 25 to 30 percent reduction in the force needed to actuate single-use medical devices.

Earnings Preview: US Steel to report 1Q results

April 22, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

United States Steel Corp. reports first-quarter results on Tuesday before the market opens.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Whether U.S. Steel has benefited from improving business conditions and higher prices. The company has posted eight straight quarters of losses after the recession dried up demand from...

Turkey buys Sikorsky helicopters in $3.5B program

April 22, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft said Friday that it will sell 109 Black Hawk military helicopters to the Turkish government as part of a 10-year program valued at $3.5 billion.Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., said the helicopters will be assembled in Turkey with Turkish Aerospace...

Safety panel to examine 2009 plane crash in Texas

April 22, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board said Friday that it will meet next week to determine the probable cause of a 2009 cargo plane crash in Lubbock, Texas.The plane was registered to FedEx Corp. and operated by Empire Airlines Inc.The safety board, which will meet Tuesday, said the plane...

Apple Slammed Over Location Tracking

April 22, 2011 10:11 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are secretly collecting location data on users -- records that cellular service providers routinely keep but require a court order to disgorge.


The Evolution of Engineering

April 22, 2011 10:09 am | by Tim Thomas, CEO of PARTsolutions | Articles | Comments

We’ve come a long way since the days of the drafting board, when engineers and designers spent the bulk of their time with pencils in-hand. With its clear structure, this method was—for many years—the only proven method. It was also however, very time-consuming, requiring a great deal of preparatory work, as well as in-depth knowledge of “ best practices”.

Boeing Accused of Illegally Retaliating Against Union

April 22, 2011 10:07 am | by Joshua Freed, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Federal labor regulators are accusing Boeing of illegally retaliating for a 2008 union strike by adding a non-union assembly line in South Carolina for its new 787 passenger jet.

Russians Concerned About Private U.S. Spacecraft

April 22, 2011 10:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A top Russian space official said the country won't permit a U.S. commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station until it is satisfied the ship conforms to safety standards.

Tulane students research stocks for mutual fund

April 22, 2011 9:50 am | by ALAN SAYRE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

With all of the ups and downs of the stock markets over the past decade, the average investor might wonder who's watching over his mutual funds.In the case of the Burkenroad Fund, it's a group of students at Tulane University's Freeman School of Business who spend hours combing through the...

Media Advisory: Aurora Delivers First Main Rotor Pylon for CH-53K Helicopter

April 22, 2011 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

On April 26, 2011 Aurora Flight Sciences will celebrate the delivery of the first CH-53K Helicopter Main Rotor Pylon (MRP) structural assembly to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.The CH-53K helicopter will be the world's premier heavy lift helicopter. The...

Report: Transocean Contributed to Gulf Disaster

April 22, 2011 9:50 am | by MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press | News | Comments

The Deepwater Horizon rig owner had serious flaws in its safety management system and a poor safety culture that contributed to last year's deadly explosion that spawned the nation's worst offshore oil spill.

Groupon hires away Google veteran

April 22, 2011 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Deal-a-day coupon company Groupon Inc. has hired away a top Google executive to be its chief operating officer as rivalry grows between the two tech companies.The new COO, Margo Georgiadis, ran global sales and operations at Google Inc., overseeing the company's advertising business, its main...


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